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Dewey suggested that all behavior should be viewed in terms of its ? Dewey argue dthat analyzing the elements of a reflex caused the investigator to miss its most impt feature. Was this feature the relationship to the mind or its purposiveness?

-- susan katz (, October 24, 2003


Not really (or at least, not simply). Have a look at Dewey's famous 1896 article on the reflex arc. It is on-line at

-- Christopher Green (, October 26, 2003.

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